Yes, you may be able to sue the lifeguard on duty if they neglected to save your child from drowning in a timely manner. Our Michigan lifeguard negligence attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. have a complete understanding of these types of cases and have the knowledge and experience to achieve the best result for drowning victims and his or her family.
According to statistics, brain damage can result within the first 20-60 seconds after an individual is submerged under water. If a lifeguard has trouble noticing a swimmer in distress within the first ten seconds of the drowning accident, or there are not enough lifeguards on duty to perform their job, then the individual will most likely suffer serious drowning injuries or even death.
Victims who drowned to death or suffer serious injuries in a pool accident due to lifeguard negligence may be able to pursue a lawsuit. If you or someone you know suffers injuries in a swimming pool accident due to the negligence of a lifeguard, call our top rated drowning accident lawyers in Michigan today at (800) 606-1717. We will discuss your case with you and determine whether or not you are able to file a claim. Call now to schedule your free, no obligation consultation! We will represent you and your child under our No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees or costs until we win or settle your case. Call now!